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Vision Receives Purchase Order From the Port of Los Angeles

April 5, 2010

LOS ANGELES, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Vision Industries Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: VIIC), producers of the zero emission electric/hydrogen hybrid Tyrano(TM) truck, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a purchase order from the Port of Los Angeles, for a zero emission Class 8 hybrid electric truck. The cost to purchase the zero emission truck will not exceed $280,000 including sales tax. The resulting zero emission truck would be one of only a handful of zero emission Class 8 hybrid trucks operating in the world.

Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles stated, “Zero emissions technology is no longer a futuristic concept, and this remarkable truck presents us with another opportunity to test and advance the use of tomorrow’s technologies in today’s diesel-dominant port trucking environment.”

John Holmes, Deputy Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles stated, “This truck will be used for moving the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department’s TransPORTer exhibit. As announced on Jan. 14, 2010 (click here to view announcement), we continue to negotiate with Vision for the purchase and evaluation of Vision’s hydrogen fuel cell hybrid-electric trucks. The heavy-duty big-rigs will be tested to evaluate their suitability for short and medium distance cargo-hauling (or “drayage”) operations, and other similar applications.”

Martin Schuermann, President & CEO of Vision stated, “We believe that our zero emission trucks can become a large factor in enabling the Port to achieve its carbon footprint emission reduction goals”

About Vision Industries Corp.

Vision is a developer of zero emission electric/hydrogen hybrid powered vehicles and turnkey hydrogen fueling systems. Vision’s proprietary electric/hydrogen hybrid drive system combines the superior acceleration of a battery powered electric vehicle with the extended range provided by a hydrogen fuel cell. Vision uses major manufacturers as partners or sub contractors to produce its vehicles. This business approach avoids massive outlays of startup capital. Many regional, state and federal alternative energy programs in the form of grants, subsidies, tax credits and loans exist or are planned. For more information on Vision Industries Corp., please visit www.visionindustriescorp.com

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SOURCE Vision Industries Corp.


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